Tag COVID questions
Before planning a visit it's important to have an honest conversation about it in advance to make sure everyone understands the risks.
With thousands of Wisconsinites vaccinated and many thousands to come in the latest group recently announced for vaccination, there are five things people should know once vaccinated.
Why aren't those who've recovered from COVID-19 last in line for the vaccine? If I get one type of vaccine can I get another type later? Where do we stand on vaccines?
COVID questions: Who should get the vaccine first? How was the vaccine developed?
How do you find out if you're eligible for the vaccine? And now that it's winter, how can you ventilate your home?
Do I have to distance after getting the vaccine? What's in the vaccine? Is it safe for pregnant women?
What's the difference between a PCR test and an antigen test? How has the vaccine affected the economic recovery?
Can someone who receives the COVID-19 vaccine still transmit the virus? What are some studies that prove the effectiveness of face masks?
With my adult children returning home from their universities at Thanksgiving, what precautions should I take? Is it OK for my child to have a playdate with someone in their class?
What is a viral load? How does the government weigh the risk of death against economic costs?
What's the difference between COVID-19 and influenza? What precautions should I take after potential buyers tour my home?
How is the pandemic affecting people with disabilities? Is there research on testing ventilation systems for COVID?
Are masks more effective with filters? How can we best maintain my workplace's indoor air quality? If I recently had COVID can I still get a flu shot?
Can I deduct home office expenses? Are there known drugs that can be repurposed for COVID-19? Where's the safest place to get a flu shot?
What is aerosol transmission? How has the pandemic affected small businesses? How can I manage stress?
"These precautions may not feel extra special if you have been doing them all along. But complacency can easily set in after a summer of being outdoors and recent surges are evidence of that," says Associate Professor Ajay Sethi.
Is it safe to work out in a public gym? If I'm in a vaccine trial and get the placebo, will I be told so I can get the vaccine? How will people have proof they had the vaccine?
Is it safe to go to dog parks again? What is antibody testing for? Does a positive antibody test mean I don't need to follow distancing requirements?
Is it safer to take the stairs or the elevator? How do I find the most accurate and latest information about COVID-19? What are my testing options on campus?
Is wearing a neck gaiter worse than no covering at all? Can I safely continue to work out on campus? Should I disinfect groceries and mail?